Driver for USB-Com1 Converter


Since many laptops dont support the serial com1 interface anymore, I bought a little converter (no-name) which I can plug into the USB-jack on my laptop and on the other end I can connect a com1 cable for my Psion PDA.

However, the driver for this converter is not recognized by Windows XP and appears with a yellow questionmark. The instruction manual says that XP should automatically recognize the converter and install a driver - however this did not happen.

Any suggestions what I could do?

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You need to find out what model you have. Phillips or Intel. Try this link for solutions and look down page for USB Serial Converter:

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Nobus, This is really a cool tool!!
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netcom8483Author Commented:
Yep, it's really cool. I'll be at my customer's site next tuesday again and I'll try it with the suggested drivers. I'll let you know if it worked.
Are you using Service Packs on Windows XP ? If So , try it on standard Windows XP OS.

You may also want to try  to refresh the USB driver stack

Remove all USB HUBS and Controllers.  
Control Panel>System > Hardware > Device Manager in the following order:
USB Root Hub (s)
USB Host Controller (s)
Shutdown and reboot

If that did not fix try the below patch from Microsoft.
4) Patch Available : Have this USB 2.00 Driver installed before we try again. Click on the link to start the download.
"I'll let you know if it worked."

You have not come back!!
i do not understand this : you say : accept nobus, and kcarrims answer is accepted? what is wrong here ?
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